Day archives: September 19th, 2018

Ancient Sources About Armenia – Artak Movsisyan

Ancient Sources About Armenia

The first known historical information about the Armenian Highlands is contained in Sumerian cuneiform records dating back to the 18th-17th centuries BC. These records mention an early state formation called Aratta. The name “Aratta” is identified with Ararat and is considered its pro-form. This is evident from the comparisons of Sumerian and biblical stories about …